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Looking for work as a babysitter or nanny

  • 8 years paid experience
  • Babysitter in Houston, TX 77081

Meet Jan

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Speaks English
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Has a car

Hi. I have been an LVN for many years now and also have pediatric experience, both in a doctor's office and while babysitting infants and children in the home. For a few years, I did gain more experience, while being on board, with a nanny agency. Engaging with the infants and children was a thrilling experience. Presently, I am not working in Nursing, due to the precariousness of Covid. I am, though available, for occasional week day nights and weekend times. Child care is a part of my career, as I have a very maternal instinct that exudes love. I can appreciate parents wanting an experienced, loving, and conscientious sitter, as that is what I remember my parents hiring, when I was little. By being a caregiver/babysitter, this allows parents to take some time off for themselves, to relax and have some fun, knowing that their child/children are in the Read more kind, patient, loving, and responsible hands of a qualified person. I enjoy this kind of child care, because it gives me the chance to help children learn and also have fun with a credible sitter/playmate who takes joy in sharing her spare time with the younger generation. What makes me good at what I do? I feel that being kind, young-at-heart, loving, patient, reliable, dependable, a good listener, gentle, attentive, teachable, warm, trustworthy, and punctual, are all characteristics that would give families/parents peace of mind, when leaving their pride and joy, with a mature individual! As I remember, "Scamper the Dog", was my favorite children's book, while in first grade. I adored that book! Favorite games I played were, "Chutes N' Ladders", "Candy Land", and hopscotch on the sidewalk with my girlfriends. Favorite activities as a child were: riding bikes with neighbor's children, playing hide and go seek, dressing up our dolls, especially Barbie - that was really fun, watching American Bandstand on tv. Remember Frankie Valle? Oh...that voice!!! I am CPR, First Aid, choking maneuver, and AED certified. Am experienced in giving medications and medical emergencies! Parents, when placing your posting, please, please write your "zip code" somewhere in the posting. This is very important to me, as I don't like driving too far, especially at night. I look forward to meeting new families, through this website. Thank you and happy babysitting to all. :-) P.S. I do not work when children are ill in any way. Please understand. Thank you.

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  • Generally available evenings, late nights and weekends


  • Willing to consider a part time position
  • Seeking Short-term (1 to 3 months) employment
  • Start date is flexible
  • My availability is valid through 12/31/22

Ratings & reviews

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Edna T.


We used Sittercity for a night in Houston and were very pleased with the experience. Jan was our sitter. She was reliable and caring with our kids. She even read bedtime stories. We felt very comfortable leaving our kids with her.

Adrianna M.


Jan was professional and very kind. My 13-month-old warmed up to her right away. My husband and I appreciated a quick text update on how bedtime went while we were away. Thank you, Jan - we hope to have you back soon!

Kristen K.


Kristen K.


Jan is a huge blessing for our family. She cares for our baby girl on a regular basis, and we could not be more pleased to have found her. She is extremely professional and punctual, as well as fully engaged and committed to providing excellent care for our daughter. She goes above and beyond to make sure that both my husband and I are updated on how our girl is doing so that we feel comfortable. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Jan.

Sean B.


Krystan L.


Jan is extremely professional and is certified in many areas. She has been available whether it's an emergency or planned event to watch my 2 year old son. She is caring, has a lot of experience, on-time and dependable. I highly recommend her services.

Dawnell C.


Jan is an extremely kind and polite caregiver with excellent communication skills. Her demeanor with the children was wonderful. She responds promptly to email and telephone messages and even calls to confirm our plans without being asked! We would have her back any time with no reservations. She is polite, professional, prompt, helpful, and the kids like her! - Dawnell C.


Willing to care for 2 children per sitting

$16-$17/hr for the first child, $1 for each additional child

  • Infants (age 0-11 months) expand

    • Swaddling
    • Feeding
    • Changing
    • Bathing
    • Assist with setting a routine
    • Mother's helper
    • Occasional care
  • Toddlers (age 1-3)
  • Preschooler (age 4-5)
  • Grade School (age 6-11)
  • Pre-teen/ Teenage age (12+)
  • Special needs expand

    • Cognitive Disabilities
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
    • Social/Emotional
    • Alzheimer's
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Cancer
    • Diabetes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Epilepsy
    • Hearing Loss
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Mobility Challenges
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Seizures
    • Visual Impairment
    • Administering Medication
    • Assistance With Transportation
    • Bathing
    • Bed Baths
    • Bladder and Bowel Assistance
    • Blood Glucose Testing
    • Dressing Assistance
    • Feeding Assistance
    • Feeding Tube
    • Grooming and Hygiene
    • Injection Assistance
    • Insulin Injections
    • Lifting and Transferring
    • Mobility Assistance
    • Positive Behavioral Support
    • Recreational Music or Art Therapy
    • Repositioning
    • Respiratory Care
    • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)


All phases of nursing, including pediatrics.



Additional services

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Homework expand

    • Finishing homework
    • Checking answers
    • Studying for a test
    • Proofreading
    • Basic math
    • English
    • Essay writing

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